The condition of the marble is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bottom left curl of hair has been reattached. There are some naturally occuring inclusions and a small lacuna to the underside of the Faun's chin. There are some small faint scratches to the surface, such as to the chin, and some dirt in the crevices. There are a few chips and abrasions to the edges of the marble. There is some colour deposit - probably paint - particularly to the underside of the neck.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."